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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northumberland County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 12,259 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,114 100.0   Native 12,065 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 150 7.1       Born in United States 11,991 97.8
Kindergarten 229 10.8           State of residence 8,305 67.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 969 45.8           Different state 3,686 30.1
High school (grades 9-12) 555 26.3       Born outside United States 74 0.6
College or graduate school 211 10.0   Foreign born 194 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 56 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 122 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 9,476 100.0       Not a citizen 72 0.6
Less than 9th grade 885 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,394 14.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,933 31.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 194 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,790 18.9   Europe 97 50.0
Associate degree 420 4.4   Asia 39 20.1
Bachelor's degree 1,201 12.7   Africa 7 3.6
Graduate or professional degree 853 9.0   Oceania 11 5.7
        Latin America 5 2.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.9 (X)   Northern America 35 18.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,740 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,369 100.0   English only 11,446 97.5
Never married 1,651 15.9   Language other than English 294 2.5
Now married, except separated 6,760 65.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.8
Separated 162 1.6   Spanish 118 1.0
Widowed 1,102 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.5
 Female 905 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 145 1.2
Divorced 694 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
 Female 382 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 31 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,259 100.0
           under 18 years 201 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,534 85.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 57 28.4   Arab 7 0.1
        Czech¹ 31 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 24 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,976 100.0   Dutch 103 0.8
Civilian veterans 1,822 18.3   English 1,934 15.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 190 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 968 7.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,968 100.0   Greek 11 0.1
With a disability 177 9.0   Hungarian 8 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,541 100.0   Irish¹ 762 6.2
With a disability 1,366 20.9   Italian 126 1.0
 Percent employed 47.6 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.1
No disability 5,175 79.1   Norwegian 20 0.2
 Percent employed 70.3 (X)   Polish 148 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,220 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,238 38.4   Russian 20 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 272 2.2
        Scottish 279 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,740 100.0   Subsaharan African 50 0.4
Same house in 1995 7,581 64.6   Swedish 50 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,037 34.4   Swiss 32 0.3
 Same county 1,457 12.4   Ukrainian 53 0.4
 Different county 2,580 22.0   United States or American 1,867 15.2
  Same state 1,673 14.3   Welsh 105 0.9
  Different state 907 7.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 122 1.0   Other ancestries 3,425 27.9
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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